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Request for Proposal2018-02
Licensed Child Care Services At Boreal School 

Proposal submissions must be delivered no later than 2:00 p.m. local time on Friday June 15, 2018

CLICK HERE for details


Louie Bruni 
Contract Compliance Manager

Social Services has created a video demonstrating the difficulty and reality for people experiencing poverty in Sault Ste. Marie to purchase healthy food.  The video can be viewed by clicking on the "Poverty is Not a Choice" link below ...

Point in Time Count Sault Ste. Marie

Do you know someone affected by homelessness?

On Wednesday, April 18th from 11am to 2pm, Social Services is conducting a survey to provide better programs and services to people experiencing homelessness.

Contact Social Services to ask about the Point in Time Homelessness Survey.

Click on the image below for more information!   




Government of Canada PiT Count Link

Poverty is Not a Choice 

Visit us on FaceBook 

DSSMSSAB Presents Life Journeys 

True stories from the people of Sault Ste. Marie.

DSSMSSAB Presents Life Journeys videos give a true perspective of local people and the Social Services that are available to assist.  The Life Journeys series is intended to address the inaccurate stereo types of individuals as they travel along life's journey.




Watch EMMA'S JOURNEY here 

Watch Snapshots of Society here

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

The District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board (DSSMSSAB) was created in the District Social Services Administration Board Act in 1998. The Board is made up of nine locally elected political representatives, six  from the City of Sault Ste. Marie, one from Prince Township and two from  the Sault North Planning Board Area. These areas represent the geographic jurisdiction of the Board.


Ontario Works
Financial assistance for individuals and families in need including: Employment Support Services and Training

Child Care
Licensed Day Nursery services for Children 0-12 years of age. Financial Assistance with Child Care Fees & Additional Supports for Parents

Social Housing
Apply for Subsidized Housing, find Rental Locations and Tenant / Non-Tenant Information

Other Programs
Accessibility Planning & Community Co-ordination

Emergency Medical Services
Land Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services

Board Administration


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